History, Philosophy, and Religion

These humanities-based majors involve the study of human ideas and reasoning that underlie different worldviews. Using original texts and critical readings, you will access, interpret, and evaluate diverse perspectives and explore what it means to be human.

Highlights and Opportunities

  • Engage in intense, discussion-based courses that promote creative and critical thought and expression in a variety of forms and media
  • Embark in independent and directed research, with hands-on learning experiences available in three dedicated anthropology laboratory classrooms
  • Discover new opportunities to carry out historical research and write an original piece of scholarship as part of the History Honors Program
  • Equip yourself with essential and transferable skills that make up the foundation of both engaged and responsible citizenship and a wide array of exciting careers, including problem-solving, research and analysis methods, persuasion, writing, and effective communication
  • Take part in the Miami University Humanities Center, which:
    • Fosters creative, interdisciplinary exchanges and collaborations
    • Sponsors the Altman Fellows Program, made up of selected faculty and student scholars who cultivate, explore, and promote a special topic of their own design
    • Supports engaged undergraduate learning and research

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